TOP-12 of the most prestigious and popular beachfront projects in Dubai

Dubai is one of the most popular destinations among tourists and those wishing to experience living and working in one of the most developing cities of the world. It’s also the perfect place for expats who want to live close to the Persian Gulf and are looking for beach apartments to reside in.
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PUBLISHED June 9, 2022

Best Beachfront Properties in Dubai

In this article we will provide you with information about the best beachfront properties in Dubai which are ideal for permanent and holiday living, as well as for renting out to generate a stable income. Metropolitan Premium Properties real estate agents are always ready to assist you in choosing the best real estate unit that corresponds to your needs and budget, prepare all the necessary documents for the transaction, and provide you with the latest information regarding the Emirati visa system.

Dubai Creek Harbour

Dubai Creek Harbour is one of the actively developing areas of the emirate where one will be able to find their dream real estate unit. It’s a great option for business professionals needing to travel to any part of the emirate within a short period of time, as well as for families with children due to the range of educational institutions and entertainment options located in Dubai Creek Harbour and its surroundings. Travel time to Downtown Dubai and Business Bay take 25 minutes, while Deira is a 40-minute drive away. The ROI in Dubai Creek Harbour is currently about 4%, but this is expected to grow in the near future with the development of the area.
Creek Beach Grove
Creek Beach Grove is a premium residential community by Emaar which consists of five mid-rise buildings with 271 units. Future residents and investors can choose from one to four-bedroom apartments with living areas ranging from 959 sq. ft to 1,778 sq. ft, as well as unique penthouses. Units will be provided with large private terraces and balconies overlooking the Creek. The project is going to be completed in Q2 2025 and the starting price of a one-bedroom unit with an area of 711 sq. ft is AED 1,100,000 (USD 299,000).

Residents of Creek Beach Grove will have access to a range of amenities which include an infinity swimming pool for adults, a children’s pool with a splash pad area with water slides, a gymnasium, children’s playground, an entertainment room, rooftop terraces and much more. The main benefit of living in Creek Beach Grove is its direct access to a beach where one can relax after a tiring day and experience plenty of watersport activities.
Breeze at Creek Beach
Breeze at Creek Beach is a complex of three 12-storey buildings offering one to three-bedroom apartments. Each unit is provided with air conditioning and modern communications including a smart home system, as well as allocated parking spaces that will also be available to residents. The starting price of a one-bedroom with an area of 703 sq. ft is AED 1,085,000 (USD 295,000).

Those living in Breeze at Creek Beach will be able to relax on a recreation deck close to the communal swimming pool, go to the beach, or visit the on-site retail stores. Moreover, the strategic location next to Ras Al Khor Road, Nad Al Hamar Road and Al Ain Road will allow you to get to educational institutions, clinics, the Dubai Creek Tower and Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary in a short period of time.
Creek Beach Sunset
Another noteworthy project in Dubai Creek Harbour is Creek Beach Sunset by Emaar. Future residents can choose from a variety of units with one to four-bedroom apartments with living areas ranging from 706 sq. ft to 2,610 sq. ft with breathtaking waterfront views. Each residence will be provided with smart home systems which will allow you to not only provide your family with maximum security and convenience, but even hail a taxi via the digital voice assistant.

Those living in Creek Beach Sunset will enjoy the pedestrian-friendly community with retail stores, F&B options and amenities such as a BBQ area, a swimming pool, a gymnasium with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, and a children’s playground. The starting cost of a one-bedroom unit with an area of 761 sq. ft is AED 1,180,000 (USD 321,000).

The Palm Jumeirah

The Palm Jumeirah is a man-made island in the form of the palm with the main trunk in the middle, the crescent, and sixteen fronds. Here one will find a great number of premium villas and apartments in unique skyscrapers. This area is the best option for those wishing to experience a luxurious lifestyle both in apartments and villas, overlooking the Persian Gulf. The Palm Jumeirah is known for its never ending list of entertainment destinations, which include Nakheel Mall, Al Ittihad Park, Aquaventure Waterpark, The Lost Chambers Aquarium, just to name a few. The average ROI on the Palm Jumeirah is 5%, which makes it an attractive seaside investment in Dubai.
Raffles The Palm Dubai
If you are looking to buy a villa in Dubai by the sea, Raffles The Palm Dubai by Royal Group is the perfect choice as it offers two types of villas called the Royal Villa with a total area of 12,404 sq. ft and the Imperial Villa with a total area including the garden of 22,228 sq. ft. The units resemble European Palaces of the 18th century and have a total of 391 completed villas.

Each villa comes fully furnished and has four bedrooms all with walk-in closets, a master bathroom with marble by Rosa Portogallo, a fully equipped kitchen, a heated rooftop pool, driver’s and maid’s rooms, a garage for one or two cars depending on the type of the villa, terraces, a private garden with amazing landscaping, an internal elevator, and much more. The exclusive villas are always secure, with a separate entrance, and are provided with climate control systems.

Residents of Raffles The Palm Dubai will have access to the hotel beach with sand imported straight from the Maldives, as well as a private spa with a hammam, relaxation zone with a TV, boudoir, massage zone with two massage tables, and much more. The starting price of a villa in Raffles The Palm is AED 52,100,000 (USD 14,200,000).
Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences
Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences is a spectacular 38-storey building extravaganza offering one to four-bedroom apartments with living areas ranging from 1,732 sq. ft to 5,428 sq. ft. From the private balconies and terraces you will be able to enjoy views of the Persian Gulf and the impressive Dubai skyline. Those wishing for a premium lifestyle will be interested in the unique residences such as the Sky Courts, Penthouses and Garden Suites offering more space, panoramic views, gardens and private pools. A two-bedroom unit with a living area of 1,919 sq. ft will cost you from AED 7,200,000 (USD 1,960,000).

Residents living in the Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences will have access to a range of amenities which include a 90-metre infinity pool, a fitness center, beaches, gardens and 24/7 concierge and security services. Additionally, all owners will get 20% discount on personal training service and the spa. Residents will also be able to get to Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium in just several minutes.
Six Senses Residences
This fantastic project was launched in Q1 2022 and has already attracted the attention of Emiratis and foreigners as it is the first Six Senses hotel and branded residences in the UAE. The project was launched in Q1 2022 and will consist of a 60-key hotel and 162 unique residences. Future owners can choose from two to four-bedroom apartments, penthouses, duplexes, sky villas and beach villas.

Among the amenities which will be available to residents of Six Senses Residences, one can consider a gymnasium, a library, children’s playground, an indoor cinema theatre, a squash court, spa, swimming pools, a shared workspace, meeting rooms, games rooms, and much more to come. A social and wellness club will also be located on the territory of the development. The price of a two-bedroom unit with an area of 1,990 sq. ft starts from AED 8,990,000 (USD 2,448,000).

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina attracts tourists and expats wishing to experience a beachfront lifestyle. There is no time for boredom in this area as the waterfront houses a long list of restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, clinics and fitness facilities, including Dubai Marina Mall which has 140 retail stores, over 20 dining options and Reel Cinemas. XLine, which is the world’s longest urban zipline at 1-kilometre length and 170-metres high, stretches across one side of the marina. A wide range of educational institutions and clinics are also located here. The average ROI in Dubai Marina is 6%, and units here are always in demand for either short-term or long-term rentals.
LIV Marina
LIV Marina by LIV Real Estate Development LLC is a 44-storey residential tower offering studios, one to three-bedroom apartments, and four-bedroom penthouses with living areas from 514 sq. ft to 6,732 sq. ft. There are two types of three-bedroom units which include regular and signature, with the latter including with a maid’s room. Penthouse owners will also be provided with a walk-in wardrobe, a show kitchen, a study/library room, a gaming room, a garbage room, a bar, and much more. Residents will enjoy gorgeous views of Dubai Marina and the Persian Gulf from their balconies.

Among the available amenities available to residents of LIV Marina are an outdoor gymnasium, a gaming room, music room, a virtual golf room, residents’ lounge, an outdoor yoga area, BBQ area, a swimming pool, children’s playground, children’s pool, landscaped gardens and much more. The starting price of a one-bedroom unit with an area of 817 sq. ft in LIV Marina is AED 1,500,000 (USD 408,000).
Marina Arcade Tower
Marina Arcade Tower is a completed 47-storey residential development by Mada’in Properties. Future owners can choose from one to four-bedroom apartments, one to four-bedroom loft apartments, signature residences with private greenery and a jacuzzi, as well as three-bedroom duplexes. There is at least one balcony or terrace in every unit with views of Dubai Marina’s shoreline. One Sky Villa Triplex Apartment is located on the 45th floor, which spans over three levels and has an elevator, a private swimming pool and a roof deck.

Residents will have access to public amenities which include a shaded area, a swimming pool, sky gardens on the roof, a multi-purpose hall and 366 allocated parking spaces. A children’s playground and a children’s pool are also offered to the little ones living in the tower, as well as concierge and attendant services which will be available round-the-clock. Future buyers and investors can obtain a one-bedroom unit in Marina Arcade Tower from AED 995,000 (USD 271,000).
Cavalli Tower
If you are looking for a more premium lifestyle in Dubai Marina, you might be interested in Cavalli Tower, which is located in front of the 5-star The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina hotel. The project which was released by DAMAC Properties will be completed in Q4 2025.

There will be over 480 residences in Cavalli Tower, with one, two, three and five-bedroom units on offer to future residents. These will be divided into luxury apartments, super luxury apartments and extra luxury apartments, which will be located on the upper floors of the tower. Extra luxury apartments, also known as flying villas, will include a private pool, BBQ area, hydroponic wall, private elevators and much more. From the balconies and windows of this 70-storey building, one can enjoy gorgeous views of the Palm Jumeirah, Ain Dubai, the Burj Al Arab and Emaar Beachfront.

A park, spa, tennis courts, access to The Westin Mina Seyahi private beach, a gymnasium, Sky Pool & Garden, infinity swimming pools and much more will be available to the residents of Cavalli Tower. The starting price for a one-bedroom unit with a living area of 886 sq. ft is priced from AED 1,750,000 (USD 476,000).

Emaar Beachfront

Emaar Beachfront is one of the best options for those wishing to buy an apartment in Dubai near the beach. Here one can find 27 towers housing 10,000 residential units. Apart from the residences, various F&B options, 1.5km of white sandy beaches, a 194,000 sq. ft shopping mall, two cruise terminals, the Dubai Harbour Lighthouse which is inspired by the Lighthouse of Alexandria, and other amenities will all be located here. For now the rental yield in EMAAR Beachfront is 7% but this will increase with the development of the area.
Beach Isle
Beach Isle is a 24-storey residential tower that will be completed in Q2 2023. If you want to buy a villa in Dubai with a sea view, Beach Isle is one of the best options to do this. One can choose from light and spacious three and four-bedroom villas with living areas ranging from 2,541 sq. ft to 2,800 sq. ft, as well as from one to four-bedroom apartments with floor plan areas from 808 sq. ft to 2,800 sq. ft with breathtaking views of Dubai Marina and the Persian Gulf.

A swimming pool, access to the beach, 24/7 security services, and other amenities are offered to all residents residing in Beach Isle. A one-bedroom apartment with an area of 864 sq.ft will cost from AED 1,800,000 (USD 490,000), while the price of a three-bedroom villa with an area of 1,871 sq. ft starts from AED 8,000,000 (USD 2,178,000).
Shorefront Residences
Shorefront Residences is located on the podium level of Beach Isle. Apartments in this complex come fully-furnished and are provided with all the necessary internal appliances. Due to its panoramic windows residents will have amazing views of the Persian Gulf and its surroundings. Shorefront Residences give potential buyers and investors the opportunity to choose from one to four-bedroom units.

Among the amenities which are provided to those living in Shorefront Residences are a swimming pool, access to the beach, a spa, gymnasium with modern fitness equipment, a children’s playground, and much more. Concierge services will also be available round-the-clock that will ease your life and provide you with maximum comfort. The Shorefront Residences project is going to be completed in Q2 2023.
Address The Bay
Address The Bay is one of the latest projects on Emaar Beachfront which has already attracted investors from all over the world. The project is being created by Emaar Properties, and on the podium of the skyscraper there will be a hotel by Address Hotels + Resorts by Emaar Hospitality Group. Future owners can choose from spacious one to three- bedroom apartments which offer breathtaking views of the Palm Jumeirah and the Persian Gulf. Due to the floor-to-ceiling windows, sunlight will stream into the units making the rooms feel even bigger and brighter, while a large balcony is the best place to relax after a tiring day with your relatives or friends.

Residents of Address The Bay will have access to a range of premium amenities such as an infinity pool, private access to a pristine beach, sports playgrounds, various dining and retail options, and much more to come. A one-bedroom unit with a living area of 803 sq. ft will cost from AED 2,200,000 (USD 599,000).

Why Should You Choose Beachfront Real Estate Units?

If you are looking for sea view apartments in Dubai, there are a great number of options to choose from. Purchasing a unit on the Dubai beachfront will provide you with a stable income, as units with access to the beach and amazing waterfront views are always in high demand, both among locals and expats. Tourists coming to Dubai prefer living close to the Persian Gulf and have a mix of entertainment and leisure activities. Thus, ROI in Dubai Creek Harbour is 4% and will continue to grow with the development of the area, while the rental yield in the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai Marina and Emaar Beachfront is 5%, 6% and 7% respectively.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you need help in choosing the best real estate unit in Dubai. Our real estate agents will assist you in finding your perfect home, as well as in preparing the necessary documents, obtaining a mortgage and leading you through the transaction. We are also ready to provide you with the latest information regarding the visa system in the UAE.